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News of the Firm Jan 8, 2019

A major player in the medical technology sector joins BCF

Montreal, January 8, 2019 – BCF is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Kozlick as its Chief of Healthcare Technology Strategies and Business Development, for both startup and growing business clients of the firm.

Based in Montreal, Stuart will bring his unique combination of medical technology expertise and a deep understanding of the healthcare industry to BCF and its clients. His role at BCF will include assisting clients with the pre-stage corporate development and structuring, funding, development and commercialization of medical technologies. Stuart’s arrival will allow BCF’s service offering to extend to medical technology companies in the BCF Imagine program.

“We are thrilled to have Stuart on board. His industry knowledge and experience will help provide even more high-value focused business strategies for exploiting technological developments in the healthcare sector, particularly those related to medical devices,” said BCF’s Managing Partner, Mario Charpentier.

“Our team shares the belief that with his professional background and leadership skills, Stuart will expand and foster links with key stakeholders and decision makers in the healthcare community and enable us to build strong and long-lasting partnerships to the benefit of those needing medical care,” added Jonathan Cutler, Leader of BCF’s Intellectual Property group.

“I am both excited and elated to have the opportunity to become part of BCF’s fantastic entrepreneurial environment and incredibly diverse group of talented people. I look forward to helping our clients with their success in contributing to the healthcare ecosystem and in bringing exciting new medical technologies to use to improve people’s lives,” commented Stuart Kozlick, Chief of Healthcare Technology Strategies and Business Development.

With over 15 years of experience in medical technologies, Stuart is an accomplished leader, engineer, and business development professional who leverages a strong foundation in medical research and product development. He is recognized for the ability to master complex science, engineering and medical applications in addition to his business and organizational development experience. Stuart’s expertise spans several clinical areas, including electrophysiology, structural heart, cardiovascular, endovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, orthopedics and surgical devices. Prior to joining BCF, Stuart worked for one of the world’s largest medical device companies, as well as one of Canada’s fastest-growing robotics companies as the Vice President of Medical Robotics. Most recently, Stuart has been appointed as Professor of Practice at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery. 

Stuart currently represents the Quebec health ecosystem by sitting on three renowned committees as a member of the TransMedTech Institute’s Board of Governors, the CTS Santé’s Board of Directors, and the Industrial Advisory Board of Concordia University’s Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering.

About BCF Business Law

With over 500 employees and 275 professionals, BCF Business Law is the go-to firm for business leaders, growing companies, and well-established global enterprises who have chosen Québec and Canada as a stepping stone for their growth and success. Setting us apart from the competition, our entrepreneurship has led us to earn Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the 12th year in a row.

BCF understands its clients’ commercial activities and is well-positioned to partner with organisations, from ambitious start-ups to well-established public and private companies, investment bankers, venture capital and private equity firms. Our team helps turn clients’ dreams into viable and innovative businesses by providing pragmatic and forward-thinking solutions. Striving for excellence, BCF has earned the trust of companies in all sectors of activity in Quebec, throughout Canada and elsewhere in the world.